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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

25th March 1960 Born today: Steve Norman, London, rock sax (Spandau Ballet-True)

25th March 1947 Singer and pianist Elton John born today in Pinner, London.go to related location

25th March 1946 Heathrow Airport officially opened by Lord Winster, the Minister of Aviation.go to related location

25th March 1905 Born today: Binnie Barnes, London, actress (Last of the Mohicans, 3 Musketeers)

25th March 1843 Brunel's Thames Tunnel is finally opened to the public.go to related location

Heron Tower



Heron Tower

Hi-rise city skyscraper with green credentials.

Location: 110 Bishopsgate

Description: Heron Tower is a city-based skyscraper designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox architects and standing at 46 floors or 230 metres tall including its 28 metre mast. It's now the tallest building in the City of London and the third tallest building in London as a whole, after 1 Canada Square in Canary Wharf and the Shard London Bridge.

Heron Tower features a reception area incorporating a 70,000 litre aquarium with a shark and 1,300 other fish.

It has green credentials too with photovoltaic cells used to generate renewable energy, allowing it to achieve a BREEAM rating of 'Excellent'.

There will also be a spectacular restaurant and sky bar open to the public on the top 3 floors.


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Heron Tower

Hi-rise city skyscraper with green credentials.


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